UGA students find connection … and a fresh look 

UGA students find connection … and a fresh look 

James Stinson IV saw a disconnect between well-being resources and black male students on campus. Even though UGA has many well-being programs, Stinson, a fourth-year majoring in social work from Ellenwood, Georgia, and president of Black Male Leadership Society (BMLS) saw an opportunity for a student-driven avenue to connect black male students with well-being and belonging resources on campus. Working with Student Care and Outreach (SCO), Multicultural Services and Programs (MSP), and BMLS, Stinson launched UGA’s first Barbershop Talk last February 2023.

UGA Students Celebrate Black History Month

UGA Students Celebrate Black History Month

February 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month, a national observance when Americans recognize and reflect on the contributions and resilience of African Americans throughout U.S. history to today. The University of Georgia marks the month with celebrations of those, specifically current and former students, for their brilliance, perseverance, and strength.   In the university’s…

Welcome UGA events to kickoff the Spring 2024 semester

Welcome UGA events to kickoff the Spring 2024 semester

Welcome UGA continues its campus-wide celebration into the new year for incoming and returning students. Various departments and organizations hosted not just events, but opportunities to connect with students as they begin a new semester – fostering a sense of belonging for them on campus. Spring Kickoff | Welcome UGA Pizza Party During their first…

Dawg Camp helps students find their place at UGA 

Dawg Camp helps students find their place at UGA 

With more than 40,000 students, the University of Georgia offers numerous opportunities to connect and become a part of many communities. UGA boasts thousands of programs, more than 800 student organizations, and daily events. Facing these options, students might become overwhelmed with choice, which is where UGA Student Affairs’ Department of Student Transitions steps in.  …